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Doodle Israel Independence Day

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

Monday, April 19, 2010
9 years ago2,260 views


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David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

62 anniversary :)

ianf [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Hold on, David! For a while there I wondered why the Holocaust Rememberance Day blogoscoped.com/forum/169831.h ... is a time-moveable feast, but not so the national independence day. But then I looked into it, and my confidence in the sanity of Israeli double time keeping has been restored!

"[...] Celebrated annually on or around the 5th of the Jewish month of Iyar, it centers around the declaration of the state of Israel by David Ben Gurion in Tel Aviv on May 14, 1948 (5 Iyar, 5708), and the end of the British Mandate of Palestine. [...]"
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yom_Ha'a ...

So, this year's equivalent of [Roman calendar date] May 14 occurs already on the 20th of April? Go Israel! ;-))

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

You couldn't be more right than that.. ;)

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